About Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA)
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to provide current income and capital appreciation by investing in a portfolio of investment grade bonds. It may invest over 80% of its total managed assets in bonds, including corporate bonds, the Unites States Government and agency securities, and mortgage-related securities, and over 65% in bonds that are of investment grade quality. It may invest up to 35% of its total managed assets in bonds of below investment grade quality. It may invest in securities or instruments other than bonds, and may invest over 10% of its total managed assets in instruments denominated in currencies other than the United States dollar. The Fund invests in sectors, such as financials, energy, telecommunication services, consumer discretionary, healthcare, materials, information technology and consumer staples. Western Asset Management Company is its investment advisor.
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Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock symbol?
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WEA."
How often does Western Asset Premier Bond Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, November 16th. Investors of record on Friday, December 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.0675 per share on Friday, December 29th. This represents a $0.81 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.94%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 21st. View Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's Dividend History.
Who are some of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Western Asset Premier Bond Fund include THL Credit (TCRD), TICC Capital (TICC), Solar Senior Capital (SUNS), Medley Capital (MCC), WhiteHorse Finance (WHF), Center Coast MLP & Infrastructure Fund (CEN), Gladstone Capital (GLAD), Oxford Lane Capital (OXLC), Oaktree Strategic Income (OCSI), TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC (TPVG), Invesco Bond Fund (VBF), Stellus Capital Investment (SCM), Kayne Anderson Energy Development (KED), Invesco Van Kmpn Calf Vl Mncpl Incm Trst (VCV), GSV Capital (GSVC), OFS Capital (OFS), BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (BTA) and StoneCastle Financial (BANX).
Who are Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's key executives?
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
- William E. B. Siart, Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustee (Age 69)
- Kenneth D. Fuller, President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee (Age 58)
- Todd F. Kuehl, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 47)
- Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer (Age 47)
- Kerr Susan, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer (Age 66)
- Vanessa A. Wiliams, Identity Theft Prevention Officer
- Robert I. Frenkel, Secretary (Age 63)
- Robert Abeles Jr., Independent Trustee (Age 70)
- Anita L. DeFrantz Esq., Independent Trustee (Age 63)
- Ronald L. Olson, Trustee (Age 75)
Who owns Western Asset Premier Bond Fund stock?
Who bought Western Asset Premier Bond Fund stock? Who is buying Western Asset Premier Bond Fund stock?
How do I buy Western Asset Premier Bond Fund stock?
Shares of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock price today?
One share of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.63.
How big of a company is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund has a market capitalization of $162.86 million.
How can I contact Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's mailing address is 385 E Colorado Blvd, PASADENA, CA 91101-1923, United States. The investment management company can be reached via phone at +1-626-8449400.
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Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) Dividend Information
|Most Recent Dividend:||12/29/2017|
|Dividend Growth:||-7.10% (3 Year Average)|
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE WEA) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE WEA) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|6/27/2014||Kenneth Fuller||CEO||Buy||1,000||$14.96||$14,960.00|| |
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